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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3384
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  610-611
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  11.64
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2736. A.H. Baldwin, July 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O И h … (Our lord Herakleios). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: NI … Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 174

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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